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an institutional perspective at the tactical level in the marine corps. that's an area where we could use some improvement. our forces deployed to the western pacific certainly understand this, and they pass it on among themselves. the forces we deploy from southern california and the east coast that float into theater understand disaster assistance and humantarian response very well. that hasn't quite migrated itself into the institutional arena in terms of forces stationed here in the united states as it would relate to defense support to civil authorities. i think that's primarily -- this is not a primary mission for us. it's something that we do pay attention to, of course, as we deploy overseas. not necessarily forces we have here in the states. we do understand immediate response, rolling out the gate to help our neighbors in an immediate nature, but i think not so much in terms of mobilization and deploying inside our country. so, this is an area where opportunities like san francisco fleet week will allow us for, and i believe at some point really incorporate this in some internal doct
. the scary part is that had it been coming at us we could have been helpless but a local foundation wants to change that. >> this happened when most of us thought we had the rest of us at bay. you might think of it as a cosmic warning shot. it missed earth as expected by 17,000 miles today. 20 years ago if it fli flew by the earth we never would have known it. >> a plan to launch a telescope that would map space giving earth decades of advancedÑ@=;c warning rather tha year, month or seconds like seen today. the ceo is ed lieu told us would it have made a difference had the larger asteroid been on an impact course. >> with 10, 2050 years, it's straight forward that is what koit have had with today's. that is why the foundation is hoping to raise public don yaigs of $450 million. small price, they say compared with the alternative. >> how can we let parts of our civil saigs or cities go away? be destroyed if we could have done something about it. >> another interesting note. learning today a government-funded think tank concluded if scientists were to learn of an impending impact, public s
accommodations like giving advanced nlts of future paint jobs or using paint with lower grade chemicals. after he filed a complaint he says the city attorney agrowed to mediate n spring of 2011 almost a year after he says he got sick the city finally agreed to a settlement. where accommodations were made to protect him. from the chemicals of fresh paint jobs but stein says he got sick again when part of the building was painted with out any warning. his condition became worse during another paint job last year. still, he says his pleas wered:Ă‘ ignored. >> no one in a position of authority spoke up for my rights or hi my health he says it wasn't until giving notice last month he was retiring the city agreed to accommodations. the city attorney and the mayor on disability declined comment saying this was a personnel issue. vic lee abc 7 news. >> still ahead tonight here on abc 7 news at 6:00 russian town nearly ruined by a meteor what. are the odds it could happen where you live? >> get ready for another mild day then cooler, wetter weather. details in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> i nee
treated. bogey are expected to be okay. we spoke with neighbors who told us that the mother of the little girl was unable to get to the apartment and save her daughter. we are still trying to get more information from neighbors here this morning. also fire crews still on scene. it's been more than five hours since that initial 911 call came in and they are still trying to determine what caused this fire. there are few of a few dozen neighbors displaced right now. red cross is on scene helping them get somewhere to finish their sleep tonight. reporting live on treasure island clear clap, abc7 news. >> thank you, kira. it's been a strange 30 hours for things coming out of space. the astroid that came close to earth, the meteor that hit russia and just last night a meteor streaked through our sky. a lot of people saw it. >> reports are coming in from around the bay but mostly on the peninsula. a bright blue strike streaking across the western cy around 7:40 tonight. someone claiming to have recorded the meteor while driving down 280 posted this video on youtube. another witness looked at the
to get out and call us as soon as they possibly could and report the vehicle had been stolen and give us a description and that it was stolen by christopher dorner. our deputies man looking throughout the big bear area for that vehicle. and information was received there may be a vehicle similar in color and description southbound on highway 38. deputies continued to move into that direction and we saved call from the victim of the vehicle car jacked on glass road explaining to us his vehicle had been car jacked by christopher dorner. our deputy add rifed in that area found the vehicle, and the cabin. our deputy stopped in front of the cabin not knowing christopher dorner was inside. they were formulating a plan how to look for him, noticed shoe prints in the snow leading towards that cabin. before our deputies could finalize the plan they were ambushed by christopher dorner. he began firing at them and both fsers went down, responding officers arrived and actually went through a hail of gunfire to rescue two injured sheriffs. the s.w.a.t. team started to arrive at that location as they
forward... and chase what matters. did you just turn your ringer off so no one would interrupt and.us?one. oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh. (holds up phone) fruit ninja!!! emergency roadside assistance. just a click away with the geico mobile app. >> developing right now. the search for a gunman continues tonight in oakland. this is video taken over the scene from our helicopter partnership with sky 7. streets in the area shut down this afternoon. as swat teams zeroed in on their target. believed to be barricaded inside an apartment. and new tonight at 8.kron 4's jeff bush is live with what happened just a short time ago. when authorities finally busted in. jeff? . you see they were on the roof. s route and that entire area make sure that nobody was getting in or out your the police did not fight their suspect. they have some leads but they did not-58 their suspect. right now, at oakland headquarters, kron 4 news. n
as you can see flipped over. it rolled several times, firefighters had to use the jaws of life to rescue the driver. >> i heard a screech and like a boom and we came running over to make sure everything was all right. there was a guy pulling people out of the car. >> investigators believe the driver was going to fast for the conditions. the kids taken to three hospitals and some had significant injuries. >> last night's streak of light, that flashed in the sky over the bay area was not connected to a couple of earlier events. >> see that? >> what was that? >> that's the surprise reaction from a person on southbound 280 just before eight last night. they posted this dash cam video on youtube. the light is right there. others describe it as a flare. something very breathtaking and scary at the same time. >> and i was sitting on the chair in the backyard and i was looking in the sky and i seen like a blue -- a blue streak from the sky coming down. i thought it was a firework. >> some say they believe that the fire ball came from a passing meteor. >>> the russian government is sizing
is on edge tonight after two men were attack inside their home. as rob roth explains the type of weapon used here is unsettling. >> reporter: 27th street last night -- >> we had multiple paramedic vehicles, we had eight cop cars. >> reporter: the police are not sure how three men got inside of this house but they attacked a 69-year-old owner with a hatchet. >> the first victim was asleep in his bed when he was suddenly attacked and awoke enby two or three suspect -- awokeen by two or three suspects where they attacked him with a hatchet. >> another man living there walked into the home and he, too, was attacked with the hatchet. neighbors saw the man who was attacked in his bed wheeled into an ambulance. >> he was pretty beat up. >> reporter: the police say they are looking for three men and have the vaguest of descriptions. they ransacked the house and fled with jewelry. some neighbors are shaken up by what happened especially with the weapon that was used. >> scary, very scary. especially, you know, most of these places don't have bars on their doors and you know, people might start thi
suze intruder use a hatchett home invasion in the bay area. >> plus classroom not what you think. student sets up a sting think. student sets up a sting to catch a teacher. stay with >> live breaking news. >> good evening i'm dan ashley.. breaking news is over our heads tonight. tu see it? there are reports tonight of possible meteor in the bay are area. we get phone calls and tweet lighting up the internet tonight. all saying they saw something blue streak across the bay area sky. most say whatever it was didn't last long. few example aaron said she saw it market and fifth in san francisco. intense colorful. angela says she was on 280 when she saw a bright falling star. and kept floating in fairfield says there was a trail of blue white light for about 10 maybe 20 seconds afterwards. if you snapped a picture of this possible meet why are whatever it is we would certainly love to see it and share witness our viewers. send it to you report at kg o dash tv.com. >> meanwhile all of this comes as more than 1,000 people recover from injuries after a massive meteor explode
about a violent home invasion. the attackers using a hatchet to slash their victims in san francisco. it happened last night in the normally quiet noe valley neighborhood. the scene of the crime, a victorian on 27th street. kpix 5 reporter da lin with more on the unsettling crime. >> reporter: the attack shocked people because this is typically a quiet and safe area. take a look where we're standing, near the victim's house. the attack happened around 11:00. >> they said help, called for help three times, sounded like a man. >> reporter: neighbors say the screams came from the top unit of this screened duplex in san francisco's quiet noe valley neighborhood. >> more of a gaspy help. >> reporter: she and her boyfriend came out of their house and saw a teenager running away from the greenhouse. >> a teenager, he was running up the street, when he saw me he stopped running. he was looking back at a car that was driving by. he just look up to no good. >> reporter: police believe that and two other teens broke into the house with a hatchet that look
-- not to be confused with this meteor. today, the asteroid was streaming toward earth. as predicted, it missed us this afternoon by about 17,000 miles. but that was still pretty close. tonight, we wanted to bring in amy meinzer an astrophysicist. she joins us from the jet propulsion laboratory in california. amy, thanks for being here. when we saw the images out of russia today, we all wondered, would this happen here? >> it's possible an event like this could happen again. this was the largest fireball we have seen in a long time, since about 1908. there could be others that happen that we just don't see, because they happen over the ocean, or over some place that's not populated. >> this image caught our eyes as well. all of those dots are space debris. this is the earth here. 21,000 pieces orbiting the earth. that's a lot of stuff not too far away. >> that's right. there is a lot of space junk out there. we're working hard to track it. keep showing where it's going to go, what's going to happen to it. in most cases, the bits of space debris will fall down. they'll be burned up in the earth's a
of asteroids coming at us. >> i'm thankful for that. >> reporter: all the cosmic activity catching the attention of glenn rivera who recently had a close encounter with a meteor ite when one hit his neighbor's roof on his birthday in october. he still has a chunk of it. >> it's just fantastic that we're getting data and getting fo footage of these meteorite falls so we can study them and hopefully learn something about our planet and the solar system. >> reporter: now rivera is setting up his telescope hoping to catch a glimpse of the asteroid. people across the bay area are doing the same. >>> and coming up at 6:30, are complete coverage of that massive exploding meteor over russia. the amazing video with many different angles. what experts are saying about it. janelle wang has our report at 6:30. >>> new tonight at 6:00, strong emotions in court today again at the san jose man accused of killing a suspected burglar kills a suspect. they say betancourt is a vigilante who took the law into his own hands. while his relatives say they just want justice. the clash created tension in t
and many of us know laverne and we would like to say a prayer that she gets better soon and can come and see us. this is for laverne. yes. please let's clap our hands for laverne. [applause] >> thank you. laverne roberts was honored here in this space two years ago. thank you laverne. and i think i can say a lot more about being indian and how much i am proud to be indian. i did work in the school district for more than 20 years, and the people that i work with they still call me up and tell me their troubles, and ask for help sometimes, but thank you very much for all of you to come tonight. [applause] >> all right. thank you gwen and anaciata as well. i saw your family over there and got a bunch of hugs. all right. is shirley here yet? is shirley cavara here yet? good to see you shirley. calling to the stage at this time amanda bloom. [applause] >> it's a great honor for me to introduce shirley. for any of you that know shirley. whatever shirley wants she gets so she said i had to introduce her and here i am. sheerly is amazing woman and was at alcatraz and taught c
large and those are of particular interest to us. >> this has been a successful program and we have retired the majority of risk associated with an asteroid impact in the near future. >> reporter: nobody saw the russian meteor coming. when it did, it released 20 times as much energy as the atomic bomb dropped on hiroshima in 1945. no wonder nasa is keeping a closing watch for anything like it headed our way. at this moment, that near miss asteroid is now on its way out of the earth moon system. at 4 a.m. tomorrow, it will head outside the orbit of the moon. you can't see it without a powerful telescope. the magnitude is just about 7.4 well beyond naked iviesibility. but they will have telescopes at nasa you can watch it online. in the meantime, elizabeth, i have to tell you, what an extraordinary coincidence. we are sitting here waiting for this big near miss asteroid and then the real thing actually smashes into russia and it doesn't only smash into russia. it smashes as the biggest fall in 100 years and that last one in tunguska in 1908 was only
. they will be okay. a neighbor told us he was woken up by the fire and his neighbor, a mother, wags calling desperately for help. >> i heard like mommy, mommy, and then the house just went like boom like after i got my dogs out -- after i got my dog out. but pretty much what happened was the lead whose -- the young girl who died, who was ten years old, her mother knocked on our neighbor's door and our neighbor knocked on our door to alert us. but pretty much the lead was mad because she couldn't get upstairs to her daughter. >> crews contained the fire in about two hours. they are still on scene investigating what ignited the fire. dozens of neighbors in adjoining apartments are displaced this morning. the red cross is here helping to provide them with shelter and food for the next couple days. reporting live in treasure island, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> kira, thank you. it's certainly been a strange 30 hours for things coming out of says. you have the giant astroid that came close to earth. the meteor that hit russia and just last night a meteor streaked through our sky. a lot of people
department. >>> a frightening hatchet attack. rob roth tells us what happened to the two people inside. one of whom was sound asleep when it started. >> reporter: police say two men are recovering in the hospital after being attacked inside their home with a hatchet. 27th street near church is usually quiet, neighbors say. not at about 11:30 last night. >> we had about eight cop cars and we had fire vehicles. >> reporter: police say they're not sure how three men got inside this house but they attacked the 69-year-old owner with a hatchet. >> the first victim was asleep in his bed when he was attacked and awoken by two suspects -- or three suspects. they viciously attacked him with a hatchet. >> reporter: another man living there walked into the home and he too was attacked with a hatchet. neighbors saw the man who was attacked in his bed being wheeled into an ambulance. >> he was pretty beat up but he was covered with a sheet so i couldn't ascertain the extent of his injuries. he was in deep shock. >> reporter: police say they're looking for three men and have only the vaguest of descripti
firefighters fell through the throw suffered minor injuries. a neighbor told us they were awoken by the violence of the fire. >> when we woke up, the back window shattered and garden hose trying to get it out. obviously he lost his daughter. we got out in a matter of three minutes. >> reporter: crews contained the fire in about two hours by 2:30 this morning. red cross is still here helping all displaced residents. they tell me 22 people in total, 11 adults and 11 children are out of their homes and in hotels for the rest of the weekend. the apartment where the fire ignited is complete loss as our two adjoining apartments. the three apartments behind them are only empty this morning because the utilities are turned off. once those are turned back on they will be moved back out of their hotel and moved back home. >> katie: thank you. >> more breaking news, highway patrol is investigating a fatal crash on northbound 101 in novato. two vehicles collided. the coroner's office have been called to the scene but there are no details on the person that died at the scene. >> a strange 30
authority is the lead investigator. both the u.s. coast guard and the national transportation safety board, the ntsb, are heavily involved, interviewing passengers and crew, trying to determine why the fire broke out and how it was handled and ultimately trying to prevent something like this from ever happening again. lester? >> thanks. the ordeal on the carnival "triumph" was difficult for everyone on board. for some, it did become a dire emergency. our chief medical correspondent, dr. nancy snyderman, has a story of one family's dream cruise that turned into a hair-raising evacuation on the high seas. [ cheers ] >> they're safe! >> thank you. >> reporter: their trip was supposed to be a birthday party and family reunion at sea. planned for more than a year and including 31 relatives. >> for me it was the most scariest part. i thought they're here for my birthday. >> reporter: this trip of a lifetime was ruined when at 5:30 last sunday the ship's p.a. system sounded alarms. their thoughts instantly turned to one member -- rachel alderett, 54 years old and suffering kidney disease. she nee
the region. >> good morning. very mild yesterday, i liked it. >> yeah. that actually helped us out today. it warmed up the road. make it difficult for what came down last night and today to stick to the road. you will wake up to snow out there on the car, grass and bushes, that kind of a deal. not too much going on this morning. there is another wave of precipitation moving across the region. now we're in the up side of the temperatures for the day. we'll start going up here around sunrise. this is the wave now. one last night. this one will provide a chance for showers closer to the coastline it will develop into a storm again that will move up to the northeast. the temperatures are above freezing. with that our temperatures are going to be close enough to freezing, they could pull-down cold air to give us flurries throughout the day and the afternoon. the temperatures up the 40 degrees. we will answer the question, when will it move out of here in first warning weather forecast, in a moment. >> thank you, tim. >>> first, here's what people
. >> we begin with our chief meteorologist who joins us with the closer look at the size of tonight's event. >> let's just say it has to be extremely large in order tore the doppler radar to pick up anything like this. so i fine tuned the radar, telling the radar scan everything it can find in the lower atmosphere. from the type of those reports from 7:00 to 8:10 tonight, you can see this wave of green moving up from the peninsula and the north bay. that's a sign of unusual activity in the atmosphere. this is not fog, not rain but it's part of that meteor that streaked across the sky and or part of its contrail. it's a neat way to look at what happened as we're continuing to get the pictures in. as far as the trajectory goes, we started getting reports from st. helena and also walnut creek and then san francisco and finally a lot of you saw it in san jose, morgan hill and santa cruz. some of my estimates is the bay area troavel distance was somewhere near 140 miles. by all indications, it's some kind of meteor fireball. this is definitely something that caught a lot of our views ton
, this particular meteor was too small to be detected by ground telescopes and radar. >> it just snuck up on us and that's not unusual for those small ones. >> the meteor in russia smashed into an icy lake about 70 miles outside of town. none of the injuries are considered life threatening. scientists are going to study the space rocks to gain insight into the origins of our solar system. and we've posted more video of that meteor online, cbssf.com and that meteor hit russia with the force of 20 hiroshima bombs, but it was only 1/3 as big as the asteroid that then hurled by earth a little bit later. that asteroid came within 17,000 miles of the earth which is closer than it sounds. satellites are in a higher orbit than that, but unlike the russian meteor, nasa did see this space rock coming. >> nasa's currently studying about 9,000 of these near-earth asteroids. about 1,800 of them are fairly large and those are of very particular interest to us. >> now, overnight a bright flash was spotted streaking above the bay area sky. you might have seen it. and as the
to come out and be on the street, they just told us that we will be able to leave, but we will not be able to return. since we are a business we are going to have to leave to go home since we don't live in the area. they say that we could leave and not come into the area. people being taken away in handcuffs. >> reporter: there were three different suspects that came out of the apartment. we saw talk to two of them and they haven't brought up for questioning. they did release them. we don't know if they were arrested or let go. the know if there has been trouble at thatation before?. we understand you are going through some anxious moments right now. this is going on at 66 street where there is a suspected gunman at an apartment complex. we'll continue to fall the story during the massive search of we'll show you video of the fireball as it streaks across the sky. next. he killed four people, two fireball as it streaks across the sky. next. kron4 tech reporter gave slate is here. there is some amazing video being applauded. there is one i want to show you. plus look at it right now. this i
julie and connie say their travel group of five women did fine. julie says she even used skills she practiced with her son who wants to be an eagle scout. she tied square knots with the tents on the deck. >> we are working together. >> and it all came in very handy? >> it came in handy tieing sheets together. >> once we realized the fire was out and it would be all right it took longer than we thought to come home. >> julie and connie say the experience has not scared them from ever taking a cruise again, but they will study a little bit closer before booking their next cruise just to make sure the ship is a little newer. as julie and thousands of other passengers on board the triumph travel across the country, the ship was moved to a repair dock in mobile, alabama. that's where it will under do repairs and the investigation will begin. for some passengers, even the journey home met with technical problems. a charter bus broke down in route to new orleans stranding passengers for more than an hour. pictures shot by pringle illustrate the conditions as the massive ship went dark and
in store for us as well. cloudy and mild conditions overnight. not too bad of a start this morning. already into the 50s in nappy. the mid 50's and 40's in san jose. which will be getting to 72 degrees this afternoon. low seventies for oakland 69 degrees expected to north bay. upper 60s expected in downtown san francisco. we will look at the full forecast expect. >> oakland police are looking for a shooting suspect who sparked a standoff at an apartment complex friday afternoon. this happened just after 12- 30 yesterday. you're looking at video of the scene from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c 7 news. police say a man was shot at broadway boulevard. one suspect was arrested at that location. then police searched for a second suspect. the swat team was called to an apartment complex in north oakland. after several hours, police >> two san francisco men, bound and beaten with a hatchet. now police are looking for three suspects wanted in connection with a violent home invasion burglary. kron four's philippe djegal reports police believe the home was randomly targeted >> the front steps
. wanted in connection of a bloody home invasion burglary. kron four's philippe djegal shows us the home, which police say, was randomly targeted by theives. the front steps of this home appear to be stained in blood. a clear indication of how brutal thursday night's attack in san francisco's noe valley was. police say a 69-year-old man was asleep in this green home on the 300 block of 27th street at around 10- 30 in the evening. when three men broke in. tied him up and beat him with a hatchet. police say while the suspects ransacked the house, stealing jewelry. the victim's 58-year-old roommate came home. and, he too was beaten with a hatchet. police say the burglary lasted about an hour, before the suspects ran off. investigators say the victim's were taken to a local hospital with serious cuts. but non-life threatening injuries. clarke de maigret lives across the street. saying crime is rare in this area. it's mostly homes, and mom and pop businesses that don't attract trouble. police say all three suspects wore dark clothing, and are all believed to be between 25 and 35 years old. tw
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